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Antonio Conte: 'Fabregas has improved a lot since I arrived'

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The Blues won the Premier League title last campaign, but that was without having the burden of European football, which they will of course have this upcoming season. 'He is a great example to other players with his commitment and behaviour every day during training sessions. So, we had to keep working and wait for our chance. Read More »

Camp Coverage: Jones and Garrett comment on Elliott's status

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Jones's comments come as the National Football League considers whether to suspend Elliott and he did not discuss whether a suspension might be coming. The Cowboys will have two suspended defensive players when the season starts in pass rushers David Irving and Randy Gregory. Among those 90 players are Damien Wilson, who was arrested for aggravated assault with a deadly weapon at a Fourth of July celebration in Frisco, Nolan Carroll, who was arrested for DWI in May, and David Irving, who ... Read More »

Jose Mourinho "happy" with Manchester United display

The 21-year-old created Jesse Lingard's first-half opener in the 1-1 friendly draw with Real Madrid in Santa Clara. The Portuguese coach is in the market for a new holding midfielder to act as a long-term replacement for Michael Carrick - who turns 36 next week - and Dier has been touted as a prime target in recent weeks. Read More »

David De Gea is staying at Manchester United: Jose Mourinho

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However, with Rashford already lining out for one of the biggest clubs in world football, rumours surrounding the 9-time capped worldwide with a transfer have been few and far between. Asked on Saturday if that was also the case with Bale, Mourinho said: "Yes, the same". "But it's good to have them, it's good for them to be with us, it is good for them to recover with the group". Read More »

Chinese golfer Li Haotong finishes third at British Open

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In 1971, Chinese Taipei's Lu Liang-huan, sporting a pork pie hat wherever he went, finished second to Lee Trevino of the USA, missing out on the Claret Jug by a single stroke. Li won the Volvo China Open past year and maybe gained more notoriety last month at the French Open, when he threw his putter into a lake in frustration at making a bogey. Read More »

Mike Williams denies season-ending surgery report

Everything's good ", Williams said. Ian Rapoport recently reported he underwent a couple of epidural injections to help shrink the disc herniation that has plagued the rookie receiver and that he " is improving ". The injury was discovered after the team's first practice of rookie minicamp, though as Schefter reported, the Chargers are unclear as to precisely when Williams suffered the injury. Read More »

Dominant Galway thump Donegal to make quarter-finals

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Galway lost Declan Kyne to a red card before Danny Cummins blasted in their fourth goal in added time. Tír Chonaill 'keeper Mark Anthony McGinley was shown a black card in the penalty incident and thus replacement Peter Boyle first duty was to face the spot kick. Read More »

Explosion near Arfa Karim Technology Park reported

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Police sources said a suicide attacker targetted police personnel deployed at the site, Geo News reported. But talking to the media, the Punjab government Spokesman Malik Muhammad Ahmed Khan said that a few old buildings were being demolished near Arfa Karim Tower, and during the process 10 persons got injured. Read More »

Renato Sanches could leave Bayern Munich, says Carlo Ancelotti

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However, Jose Mourinho's side are fighting a losing battle over the Chile worldwide star, his current boss has said. Though Matic still looks the most likely option to end up at Old Trafford over the coming months, reports suggest that United are eyeing Vidal as an alternative solution, though the world-class Chilean will no doubt be equally as hard to pry away from the Allianz Arena. Read More »

Padres Take Another Series From Giants

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Brandon Belt hit a two-out fly ball to left field. Perdomo's three triples this season are the most-ever by a Padre pitcher in team history (since 1969). They haven't won a series against the Padres since May, 2016. Now, still without a 2017 victory, MadBum just wants to get back in a groove and stop giving up costly home runs. Read More »

Jordan Spieth wins British Open for third major title

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Instead he'll be celebrated for one of the most clutch performances ever. "All you can really do is sit back, tip your cap and say, 'well done.' And it was certainly a show that he put on". A further birdie on the 16th gave him a two-shot lead and when they traded birdies on the next, it was Spieth's to lose. "He played well down the stretch". Read More »

Zidane says Danilo will leave Real Madrid

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Casemiro levelled from the penalty spot after Victor Lindelof could only stop a rampaging Theo Hernandez by crashing into him before the Brazilian missed the decisive penalty in a poor shoot-out. He may not quite be in De Gea's league, but he is certainly good enough to persuade Real not to spend a world-record fee to replace him. Tottenham Hotspur have rejected three transfer offers from Manchester United for Eric Dier over the last month, with the Old Trafford outfit now ending their ... Read More »

Kyle Busch, Martin Truex Jr. Have Fiery Crash During Brickyard 400

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Busch was leading the race and Truex was second at the time of the incident. The two were side-by-side heading into Turn 1 on a restart when the No. 78 got loose underneath the No. Truex admitted that the incident was his fault. "I didn't really realize he was going to drive in that deep and sucked me around, so I've got to take the blame for that one". Read More »

Pedro taken to hospital in Beijing with suspected concussion

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The former Barcelona player will now miss Chelsea's International Champions Cup games in Singapore against Bayern Munich and Inter Milan on Tuesday and Saturday respectively. "It's important for him and for us to continue working this way because, for me, the striker is very important". The second half got off to a controversial start as Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger wanted to bring on Olivier Giroud amongst his substitutions but the referee found that the France global was not listed ... Read More »

Indian NIA arrests seven Hurriyat leaders in IOK

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All arrested are being brought to Delhi for further questioning. The NIA also arrested Shahid-ul-Islam, spokesman of the moderate Hurriyat Conference led by Mirwaiz Umer Farooq, they said. The state witnessed a seven-month-long unrest after the killing of Hizbul Mujahideen militant commander Burhan Muzafar Wani, in July previous year. He has been summoned but hasn't appeared before the enforcement directorate. Read More »

Chelsea boss Antonio Conte compares Alvaro Morata to new Man United signing

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Pedro posted the below update from his hospital bed, suggesting that all was well and that there was no lasting damage done. When Ospina attempted to murder Pedro . The Colombia global clattered into the attacker early on in the match and the injury has proven more serious than his manager would have hoped, although Conte is confident the player will be fit in time to face the same opponents in the Community Shield on August 6. Read More »

Kyle Busch, Martin Truex Jr. Crash Out of Lead at Indianapolis

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But Busch and Truex's misfortune is a big opportunity for someone else, and with the two cars that were the class of the field out, another driver has a chance to seize the day and kiss the bricks at Indy. "I feel very bad and I just make a mistake". Had wanted to go out there and put ourselves in the record books for three in a row, but not happening. Both drivers are safely locked into the playoffs - Truex with three wins and Busch on points (he was third entering the race) - but the ... Read More »

State flag: Tharoor defends move

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A script, which of course, made no sense to him", said Tharoor.He claimed that such an episode is nearly impossible elsewhere. He slammed the Centre's imposition of Hindi on all states. If India win, they protest and hoist the Pak flag. "Questioning the capacities of a man whose policies have received global acclaim only casts aspersions on Shashi Tharoor's intelligence", said Tanveer Ahmed, spokesperson of the JD (S). Read More »

Watch Final Round At Royal Birkdale Online

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Maybe on the next tee, where he nearly made a hole-in-one. SHOT OF THE DAY 2: Spieth's 50-foot putt for eagle on No. 15. "My goal is to go out and play Royal Birkdale", said Kuchar of his impending battle with Spieth for the Claret Jug. Read More »

UNHCR disputes govt's claims on refugees

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The UNHCR released a statement saying the last November the government agreed that some refugees with close family ties in Australia would be able to settle domestically. "The right thing to do, the humane thing to do, would be to immediately bring those trapped in Nauru and Manus Island to Australia to be reunited with their family members here", said Amnesty International refugee coordinator Graham Thom. Read More »

Russian ambassador to the US Sergei Kislyak ends his term

Sessions initially didn't disclose those meetings at all during his confirmation hearings to be attorney general and then, once he did disclose them, said the conversations had nothing to do with the Trump campaign. The best thing you can say about Sessions at the end of this week is that he still has a job. "When Mr. Sessions recused himself, the president said he was irritated to learn where his deputy was from", the New York Times article said. Read More »